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Electron Blaster

This handheld game console used a vacuum fluorescent display to show attacking alien craft and the player's earth defence ship. Includes automatic scoring, electronic sounds, and a time limit. Advertised as having "over 100 million computerized courses".

The aim of the game is to "attack as many UFOs as you can within 80 seconds and score up to 199 points. The higher the altitude, the higher you score. Out-manoeuvre computer-controlled, enemy missiles."

Manufacturer: Vantiy Fair
Date: 1980

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH34162. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

 
Electron Blaster


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